Captain Pott's Minister

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Published: 1922
Language: English
Wordcount: 67,135 / 192 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 87.4
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 476
Added to site: 2009.12.20
mnybks.net#: 26073
Origin: gutenberg.org

Old Captain Pott is not much pleased when the church committee decides that the new minister, Mack McGowan, is to live in his house, but the plan proves to be a good one in the long run. Elder Fox, who has a mysterious dislike for the young minister, tries to influence Captain Pott to drive him from the town but the trusty captain will not be persuaded. Instead, he uncovers the true cause of the antagonism to McGowan and the mystery of which he is the unconscious center. Fox, confronted with his Australian past, decides to make amends. The story has its love-interest in the romance of Fox's daughter, Beth, and the young minister and its humor in the affair between the captain and Miss Clemmie Pipkin.

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er show my appreciation by bossing the crew."

He seized the pail from the not unwilling minister, filled it from the well-bucket, and went to the kitchen to report for duty.

"Do you think you'll like Little River well enough to wish to remain?" asked Elizabeth.

"Yes, I think I shall. Mr. Simpson has been telling me about your brother, and about his far-sightedness in organizing the Athletic Club."

"Did Mr. Simpson tell you how the club came to be formed in the first place?"

"No, but I think it a splendid idea. I hope the boys will let me be one of them."

She eyed him curiously. "Father sees no good in the organization. I do. Most of the boys are Harold's friends,--Harold is my brother,--but there are some who are not friendly to any one except the Innkeeper. I think you ought to know that the decent ones were one time in the Sunday school, but because some of your church members would not try to understand them, they were forced to go to the Inn to set up their gymnas

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